Darren Doyle, story:
A Mammoth Cave woman was arrested on trafficking and other drug charges after a complaint call was answered by the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
According to a press release, a deputy was dispatched to the 800-block of Ollie Road around 5PM on June 16, 2022 for a complaint claiming an individual identified as Karen L. McClellan (51) of Mammoth Cave not only had multiple warrants, but that she had also allegedly stolen medications from a senior citizen in her care. Upon making contact with McClellan, she was found to be in possession of multiple marked and unmarked prescription bottles, all with multiple forms of suspected controlled substances, as well as over $500 in cash, and that only two of medications were listed in McClellan's name.
She was arrested and charged with:
McClellan also had three outstanding warrants from Jefferson County; one was for failing to appear on traffic violation charges; another was for a felony charge of Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition- All Others $500 or more but under $10,000; and the third was for Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition All Others $500 and Felony Theft of Legend Drug- 1st Offense, according to the Sheriff's Office.
McClellan was lodged in Hart County Jail.